Category: Hiring Strategies


You may be excited for the idea of extra headcount, but perhaps anxious or unsure about one thing – the salary range. Are you building a salary scale that is considered fair in today’s job market, especially a job market as competitive as Seattle? Read More


Retention. It’s a golden word tossed around in Human Resources departments around the country… but in certain industries, keeping retention rates low can be especially challenging. How can companies here in Seattle keep their retention rates high & turnover low? Read More


As the unemployment rate continues to drop and the economy picks up steam, keeping the star performers you have now is the key to success... but what motivates employees to engage? Read More


While the unemployment rate in the country approaches historic lows, uncounted in the rate are roughly 92 million people who have dropped out of the workforce. Do we really have a talent shortage on our hands? Read More


During peak season for your industry, we're aware that there's a lot of demand – and a lot of dollars - on the table, so having enough seasonal help on hand is critical. A longtime trusted firm like Parker can help you no matter how many staff members you need for the job. Read More


Bad hires vacuum up money, time, and man hours, but they don't have to happen. Contract-to-Hire can be the key to cost savings and an important trial period for both clients and contractors alike. Read More


You may have dedicated 1/3 of your office hours this week to scouring LinkedIn, Monster, and Indeed for the perfect administrative candidate, but the ones you have found are very lackluster and don't possess the skills you consider mandatory. What's a professional to do? Read More


When you're in a time crunch, it's often difficult to stop what you're doing to look for helpful resources. However, if your department is facing a nail-biting deadline, look to staffing firms like Parker to help you fill a position fast. Read More